Blog log from R22 of 2018: Carlton vs Western Bulldogs

De Koning marks on the lead in front of Naughton 50m out near the boundary, he sits the ball up to the big pack 20m out where Charlie Curnow marks for the first goal. (Q1 7:23)
McLean marks 35m out on a slight angle and converts for the first Bulldog goal. (Q1 14:57)
Gowers marks in front of a pack 25m out on a slight angle but hits the post, disappointingly. (Q1 17:05)
Petrevski-Seton passes to Lobbe 40m out near the boundary, who misses. (Q1 18:39)
Weitering fumbles a ground ball at defensive hotspot, Gowers catches him HTB and makes him pay with a better set shot, Dogs hit the lead. (Q1 21:10)
Naughton is pinged for buffeting McKay in the back, but the Blue misses from 45m on a slight angle. (Q1 22:50)
Macrae handpasses to bare grass on the HBF under a Petrevski-Seton tackle, Simpson beats Wallis to the crumb, he busts clear and goals from 40m. (Q1 24:40)
Macrae feeds Hunter for the first kick of Q2, it’s to Roughead to mark 45m out wide on the flank, he hits the hotspot but no score results directly. (Q2 0:53)
Charlie Curnow gets a set shot on the boundary 45m out, he plays on and kicks a drop punt straight through the hi-diddle-diddle. (Q2 7:04)
Jong marks 30m out on the flank and slots the goal to bring the margin back to a point. (Q2 9:20)
Bontempelli feeds Lipinski for a running shot from 40m on the flank… OOTF. That sort of game. (Q2 15:39)
Lipinski gets another chance for a snap at the same spot with one around the corner, that one screws wide for a behind. (Q2 16:11)
Trengove is behind Rowe to mark a Jong pass at the hotspot for the go-ahead goal. (Q2 20:35)
Cripps passes to Petrevski-Seton at CHF but his set shot falls short for Naughton to mark in relief. (Q2 22:23)
O’Brien marks a centring ball by Murphy 40m out in front but sees a pass on for De Koning 20m out on a slight angle. The first-gamer boots his first senior goal. (Q2 25:05)
Gowers passes to Wallis 45m out on a slight angle, his set shot is just long enough and just straight enough. (Q3 1:40)
Dunkley misses a hurried snap from a pack near the hotspot. (Q3 6:40)
Simpson jets away from congestion on the wing and passes to Lang just inside true CHF, his set shot is off the hands of McKay for a point. (Q3 10:20)
Wright intercepts a Naughton kick across half back to the hotspot, chipping in front of Richards for the goal to wrest the lead back for Carlton. (Q3 11:10)
Mullett volleys wide from the square with two Dogs diving at his bootlaces. (Q3 12:56)
Charlie Curnow marks easily at true CHF on a fast rebound, he takes the set shot but hits the behind post OOTF. (Q3 16:10)
Schache marks in front of Marchbank 40m out on the flank, his kick looks like a shank but it’s straight to Dunkley 20m out in front, luck’s a fortune… but Dunkley hoofs a behind! (Q3 18:29)
Hunter marks in front of a pack at the hotspot, Marchbank slings him late but no 50, Hunter boots the goal anyway. (Q3 19:53)
Dow and Roughead go for a ground ball 20m out in front of the Carlton goals, Dow’s head hits Roughead’s hip and the ump pays a questionable free kick, Dow goals, Blues lead again. (Q4 6:20)
Crozier roves in a pack on the HFF and pokes a pass towards the hotspot, Greene is Johnny on the spot for the mark and goal, another lead change. (Q4 8:51)
Wright gets a contact free on Daniel on the HFF, he goes long to the pocket where McKay puts up one hand to mark like Roy Cazaly, but he misses from 20m. (Q4 10:46)
Weitering is pinged for a block on Schache 45m out on the flank, whose set shot is careful, but long and straight enough for the goal. (Q4 13:06)
Jong looks inside 50 from the wing, Lamb is pinged for a block on Bontempelli near the hotspot, after a melee Jong is brought to 20m for the charity goal. (Q4 14:46)
Bontempelli to Macrae to Johannisen through half forward, JJ snaps truly from the hotspot and that’s the official sealer. (Q4 19:37)
McLean screws a set shot from the boundary 25m out into the goalpost. (Q4 23:45)
Silvagni marks a Simpson ball over a pack near the behind line and goals quickly, but there is 2:17 left and Carlton are still three kicks behind. (Q4 25:36)
Greene misses a late and long set shot. (Q4 29:05)

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